Enter any kitchen with the fundamental skills necessary to succeed. Students in the Prep Cook Technical Certificate of Credit will learn three primary components in the culinary industry: technique and methodology in cooking, purchasing and food control and proper safety and sanitation in the work place. Students who complete this are also eligible to receive a Safe Serv Certification upon completion. Atlanta Technical College offers opportunities to train or upgrade present knowledge and skills.
Minimum Program Length: 1 Semester
Estimated Program Cost: $3,656
Additional Cost: Professional Chef Uniforms and Professional Knife Kit $1,000
Entrance RequirementsAdmissions Requirements
- Must be 16 years of age.
- Official high school or GED transcript is not required to apply, however, you must complete and provide the official high school or GED transcript as a requirement for graduation. No credential will be awarded until the official transcript is received in the registrar’s office.
- Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
- Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.
Blood and Airborne Pathogens: Students enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College will be performing tasks in which there is a normal occurrence for exposure to blood, other potentially infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens. These tasks will be performed in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities for each occupational training program/course. Students will be required to present documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations as a result of potential occupational exposure. Students should contact their program directors for more information. Policies and procedures regarding blood and airborne pathogens may be reviewed at tcsg.org.
At a GlanceContact: Tamoura Jones, MBA, Program Chair